We're so proud of our friend Luke Mysse and his family for leaving all of the comforts of home behind to spread the word about severe acute malnutrition and the miracle of RUTF. Follow Luke's journey, here! Article via Old Towne Orange Plaza Review....

"While it fails to make most of our calendars, every October the world selects a day to recognize the importance of food, and they call it World Food Day. This year's is today, and it comes in the midst of a political climate where we...

  Dear friends & supporters of MANA, Thank you so much for contributing to our matching campaign! In just two weeks, you helped us raise over $10,000! All of your contributions were matched dollar for dollar and will go to our friends at World Vision in the form of...

Dear friends & supporters of MANA, What a journey we've been on! Many of you reading this have been involved with MANA before we even had a story to tell, when making fortified peanut butter was just a dream we had. Thank you for being there...

Photo: R.Redmond/UNHCR Despite early warning systems like FEWS NET, why does it take a full blown crisis for funding to finally come in? "No one can say they did not see last year’s food crisis in East Africa coming; there was almost a year of increasingly strong warnings,...

The World Food Programme argues that hunger is the world's most solvable problem and that it will ultimately build a more secure world. These leaders agree. US President Barack Obama “Reducing malnutrition and hunger around the world advances international peace and security-and that includes the national security of the...

Nigeria: Owning Up to Food Insecurity in the North This is an excerpt from an article that was originally published on allAfrica.com on June 28, 2012.  "UNICEF runs the bulk of the OTP sites in Nigeria, and provides the nutrition-rich Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) central to the CMAM...

Much like MANA, The Children's Nutrition Program of Haiti focuses on mothers' participation in the health of their children. The CNP utilizes the Hearth Program, a low-cost nutritional model designed to rehabilitate moderately to severely malnourished children. The program is based on "positive deviance," wherein...